Gujerati-style Cabbage with Carrots
1/2 lb cabbage
1/2 lb carrots
fresh green chilli to taste
3 tbsp oil
1 pinch asafeotida (hing)
1 tbsp black mustard seed
1 dried red chilli
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
3 tbsp chopped coriander
1 tsp lemon juice
1. Core the cabbage and cut into long shreds; grate the carrots; thinly slice the green chilli.
2. Heat the oil in a heavy pan; when hot add the asafeotida (hing), a second later add the mustard seeds; when they begin to pop add the dried red chilli; stir once.
3. Add the cabbage, carrots and green chilli; turn the heat down; stir for a minute.
4. Add the salt, sugar and coriander; cook for approx 5minutes or until the veg are just done; add lemon juice, stir, serve.
You may wish to moderate the use of fresh and dried chilli!